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Updated: 32 weeks 2 days ago
It was a busy day on Mammoth Mountain with lots of cross-country, dual slalom, and downhill action.
More amateur cross country was on tap for Thursday, as well as dual slalom qualifying and cat 2 and 3 downhill.
The Volkswagen USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships returned to Mammoth, Calif. this week and junior racers kicked things off on Wednesday.
Nearly 100 national titles will be on the line in Mammoth this week, and there will be a live stream of the menand#39;s and womenand#39;s pro short track races!
Kate Courtney(Kentfield, Calif./Specialized Factory Racing) notched another World Cup podium finish on Sunday, this time taking silver at World Cup #4 in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, in the womenandrsquo;s U23 race.
Aaron Gwin(Wildomar, Calif./The YT Mob) managed to hold on to his overall UCI World Cup lead Saturday in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, despite taking second on the afternoon by the narrowest of margins.
Thirteen junior American athletes are headed to the 2016 UCI Junior Track World Championships July 20-24 in Aigle, Switzerland, at the World Cycling Centre.
Daniel Holloway won his second title in the cat 1 menandrsquo;s division while Allison Arensman completed her sweep of the U23 womenandrsquo;s events.
The deadline to apply for one of these 12 positions is Monday, July 11.
Kate Courtney had the top result for the USA on the final day of competition with 18th place.
U23 and junior road racing took center stage at Cherokee Park on Saturday.
Saturday featured the elite womenand#39;s and U23 menand#39;s cross-country events.
Geoffrey Curran(Tustin, Calif./Axeon Hagens Berman) won his second Stars-and-Stripes Jersey in as many days, this time taking the road race title today at the 2016 Amateur Road National Championships presented by Papa Johnandrsquo;s in Louisville, Ky.
Chris Blevins(Durango, Colo./Whole Athlete-Specialized Cycling Team) took fourth at the2016 UCI Mountain Bike World ChampionshipsFriday in Nove Mesto Na Morave, Czech Republic, chalking the top American result at the event so far.
Axeon Hagens Berman came out in full force on Thursday in Louisville, Ky., opening theAmateur Road National Championships presented by Papa Johnandrsquo;swith an overpowering performance in the U23 menandrsquo;s time trials.
In a week that saw little change in individual standings, UnitedHealthcare regained control of the2016 Pro Road Tour (PRT)menandrsquo;s team standings with a strong weekend at the June 25-26Tour of Americaandrsquo;s Dairylandin Wauwatosa, Wis.
Menandrsquo;s and womenandrsquo;s 2016Pro Mountain Bike Cross-Country Tour (Pro XCT)leaders maintained their respective positions atop the standings after the June 23-28Chile Challengein Angel Fire, N.M.